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Monday, October 1, 2012 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) today announced that it successfully transferred 100 percent of impacted trade parties including ocean carriers, rail carriers and Automated Broker Interface software developers to the Automated...
Friday, September 28, 2012 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON-The Department of Homeland Security and the Canada Border Services Agency announced today that, effective September 30, 2012, both agencies will begin the Phase I pilot of the Entry/Exit program as outlined in the Beyond the Border Action...
Wednesday, September 26, 2012 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Customs and Border Protection has issued guidance for travelers related to the annual Jewish holiday known as Sukkot. The travel period for Sukkot is Sept. 24 to Oct. 12, and the holiday itself begins at sundown, Sept. 30, and...
Monday, September 24, 2012 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) opened the Petroleum, Natural Gas and Minerals Center of Excellence and Expertise Sept. 17. The Center has begun centralized processing for all trusted partners in this industry, providing...
Friday, September 21, 2012 | National Media Release
HIDALGO, TEXAS—U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers working at the Hidalgo International Bridge recently arrested a 41-year-old man from Hidalgo, Texas wanted on aggravated robbery charges. "Another fugitive from justice has been detected and...
Friday, September 21, 2012 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Customs and Border Protection Deputy Commisioner David V. Aguilar today participated in the Border Interagency Executive Council. The council is made up of senior executives from 10 U.S. federal agencies and collaborates on...
Monday, September 17, 2012 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today the opening of a temporary joint information center, located on the ticketing level of Washington Dulles International...
Thursday, September 6, 2012 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) opened the Automotive and Aerospace Center of Excellence and Expertise (CEE) in Detroit Tuesday. The center has begun centralized processing for all trusted partners in the automotive and...
Thursday, August 30, 2012 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Customs and Border Protection reminds travelers to be prepared when returning home from international travel as the summer season winds down and a new school year starts after Labor Day. With increasing numbers of travelers...
Wednesday, August 29, 2012 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Customs and Border Protection opened registration for the annual East Cost Trade Symposium today. The symposium is scheduled for Oct. 29-30, 2012 at the Renaissance DC Downtown Hotel in Washington, D.C. The theme this year is...
Monday, August 27, 2012 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Last week, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) executed Operation Piping Hot from August 21-24, targeting illegal importations of steel pipe and tubing in an effort to protect U.S. industry from unfair foreign competition. CBP...
Thursday, August 9, 2012 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.— In partnership with the Department of Defense (DoD), CBP will begin to test and evaluate whether equipment no longer being used by DoD can be re-purposed for CBP border security efforts in the United States. This week in the Rio...
Thursday, August 9, 2012 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Customs and Border Protection today announced that the Electronic System for Travel Authorization web application has been updated to allow for multiple applications to be submitted and paid for in one transaction. The new...
Thursday, August 2, 2012 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Customs and Border Protection U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced today that the Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS) and Draft Record of Decision (ROD) for Northern Border Activities is available....
Thursday, July 26, 2012 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced today that Global Entry kiosks are now available in CBP preclearance facilities at Ireland's Shannon and Dublin airports. The Global Entry program allows expedited clearance for pre-...
Thursday, July 19, 2012 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has signed an agreement with the U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to advance information-sharing among the federal agencies to...
Wednesday, July 11, 2012 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The United States and Canada are continuing to deliver on key commitments under the Beyond the Border Action Plan for Perimeter Security and Economic Competitiveness. Announced today and effective immediately, the Canada Border...
Tuesday, July 3, 2012 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—As Independence Day approaches, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) reminds the public to be safe when celebrating with fireworks. Nearly $100 million dollars worth of legitimate fireworks comes into the U.S. annually. Imported...
Friday, June 29, 2012 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Customs and Border Protection is reminding travelers to have a valid passport or other approved travel document for any travel planned during the upcoming Fourth of July and Canada Day holidays and the Summer Olympics in London...
Monday, June 25, 2012 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced today that all eight preclearance airports in Canada now have Global Entry kiosks. The newest kiosks were installed at Edmonton International Airport in Edmonton, Alberta and have been...
Wednesday, June 13, 2012 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano today joined U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Acting Commissioner David V. Aguilar and Republic of Korea Minster of Justice Jae-Jin Kwon at the Washington Dulles International...
Monday, June 11, 2012 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Customs and Border Protection announces the delivery of the first phase of Cargo Release, known as Simplified Entry, in the Automated Commercial Environment. Simplified Entry provides importers with the chance to file a...
Friday, June 8, 2012 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) published in the June 1, 2012 Federal Register, a notice that any domestic producer who is entitled to file a claim under the Continued Dumping and Subsidy Offset Act of 2000 (CDSOA) needs to...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012 | National Media Release
HERNDON, VA.—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and the World Business Alliance for Secure Commerce Organization (World BASC) signed today at CBP's National Targeting Center a Joint Statement which recognizes the mutually beneficial working...
Wednesday, May 23, 2012 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Summer is one of the busiest international travel times in the U.S. and with the start of the travel season this Memorial Day, U.S. Customs and Border Protection is reminding travelers of some important tips. With increasing...

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